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reading response

these three reading selections (one reading, which I’ve broken into three parts here) are in our text, Literature: An Introduction. Read pages 1105-1107 (stop before Trifles). What are the merits of reading (as opposed to watching) a play? Be sure you are comfortable with the definitions of the terms in bold as they’re used in this reading: conventions soliloquy aside theme After reading Trifles, along with the introduction to the play and analysis of it (12.3), respond to one of the following questions in an original paragraph of at least six sentences. What is the setting of the play, and how does it help us understand Mrs. Wright’s deed? What are some moments in the play when Glaspell conveys a lot of information to the audience without needing dialogue? How would you sum up the play’s major theme? Explain your answer